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What is "Weighting" - Definition & Explanation

The application of salts to increase fabric weight. A process used in silk manufacturing.
A fabric finish that adds weight and stiffness.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Soft long hair of the Angora goat, often called Mohair. The goat is native to Anatolia in the Angora province of Turkey but is extensively raised today in Texas by western ranchers.Hair from the...
Pronounced pee-kay is a cotton used in many polo shirts and is generally distinguished as a waffle weave. It is slightly thicker and is valued by golfers, as this fabric does not show perspiration...
Woven and non-woven material used underneath the item or fabric being embroidered to provide support and stability. Can be hooped with the item, or placed between the machine throat plate and the...
Cutting fabric diagonally across the grain, causing the material to drape fluidly and elegantly across the body. Expensive due to it's inefficient use of fabric. Often used for silk or satin dresses...
A term used to describe the uniformity of colour accross a large piece of fabric. In general terms the faster you try and dye something or the greater % of applied dye you try to fix on a fibre the...

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